A computer technician can process, assemble, operate, repair and maintain computer hardware. He identifies, troubleshoots and resolves computer problems. They also deal with software issues as well as network/Internet dysfunction.
RegistrationGraduates of secondary education schools, such as Vocational high schools, Technical high schools, General high schools and Multidisciplinary high schools, are allowed to enroll, according to m.d. 5954.
On completion of their training, graduates receive a Vocational Training Certificate. On the condition that they pass the examination organised by EOPPEP, they receive a level-5 Certificate in Vocational Training in their field.
Duration of studies
IEK studies include 5 terms (semesters). Four of these terms, that is 1,200 hours, are theoretical and laboratory classes, whereas in the 5th term students become interns and apprentices for 960 hours (Training Practice).
A computer technician's job role includes repairing motherboards, installing new power supplies, application installation, maintaining Internet connectivity, printer setup, repairing mice, keyboard, speakers, etc. They can work as freelancers or employees in enterprises, in computer shops or in workshops.